Our Research

What are the origins of biodiversity?  We study tropical butterflies from South America to understand evolution at the population and species level. We like genetics, and are doing a lot of genome analysis at the moment, but also think that we need to understand development, behaviour and ecology to make sense of evolution. So our research ranges across all of these topics.

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Heliconius review

July 24, 2015

We have just published a review of Heliconius evolution, which covers many aspects of their biology and evolution. If you…

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July 24, 2015

The lab is gathering in Panama for this weekends 10th Heliconius Meeting in Gamboa. For more details see www.heliconius.org.

Well done Kozak

July 24, 2015

Congratulations again to Krzysztof Kozak who successfully defended his PhD recently. He has already started a Postdoc on Anopheles based…

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